Can You Read These Rxs?

Published Online: Tuesday, November 13, 2012
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Rx 1
When this prescription came in to Schnucks Pharmacy #198 in Florissant, Missouri, pharmacist Lakita JohnsonHolmes, PharmD, tried her best to decipher it. Her best effort foiled, she had to get verification.

Can you guess what it says?



Rx 2
Pharmacy Manager Khanh Pham and Senior Pharmacy Technicians Katy McGroarty and Joseph Palang of Walgreens Pharmacy #6310 in Las Vegas, Nevada, all tried to interpret this cramped writing. To clarify the drug and directions, they finally had to call the prescriber’s office.

Can you read this Rx?




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